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District 3 candidate Russell plans meetings

Republican congressional candidate Jon Russell plans a series of town hall meetings beginning in Camas on Wednesday and ending in Rochester on Feb. 17.

Russell, a Washougal city councilman and owner of a health care clinic, is among the eight formally announced candidates for the seat U.S. Rep. Brian Baird is relinquishing after six terms.

Russell’s campaign said he plans to talk about the federal deficit, job creation and health care.

The Rochester event is at 7 p.m. at the Little Red Barn, 6222 197th Ave. S.W. The other events are in Carson, Onalaska, Cathlamet, Woodland and Seaview.

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